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And the Winners Are

The Fall Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Secaucus, N.J., held Sept. 26 – 28, attracted more than 2,100 participants. And with so many exciting giveaways on the show floor, I venture to say that almost nobody left the show empty-handed. The Channel Partners Conference Expo itself, along with PHONE+ magazine, got in on the […]

NEWS BRIEFS

Wholesale service provider Pac-West Telecomm Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on May 1. The beleaguered company has secured $18.5 in debtor-inpossession financing to fund operations during reorganization. Pac-West has watched revenue from ISPs decline as it simultaneously has spent millions building out its network. It also sold its retail business to TelePacific Communications in […]

Nacchio Found Guilty on 19 of 42 Counts

A jury Thursday found former Qwest Communications International Inc. CEO Joe Nacchio guilty on 19 of 42 counts of illegal insider trading. Jury deliberations took six days. Nacchio now faces up to 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine for each of the 19 guilty counts. Federal prosecutors contended Nacchio took part in […]

Jury Debates Nacchio Fate

The trial of Joe Nacchio, former CEO of Qwest Communications International Inc., went to the jury today, shortly after noon Mountain Time. A jury of eight men and four women is considering whether Nacchio took part in insider trading for sales of $100.8 million in Qwest stock between Jan. 2, 2001, and May 29, 2001. […]

TelePacific Goes Wholesale

When TelePacific Communications bought Mpower Communications Corp. in August, it also took on that carriers successful wholesale division. The same people and services now operate under the TelePacific umbrella, giving the California-based CLEC another line of business. TelePacifics Russ Shipley The move is significant for TelePacific, which has made its name as a retail carrier. […]

Barkley Shoots and Scores With Humor, Motivation

The trademark humor and candor of basketball great Charles Barkley was in full swing yesterday as the Hall of Fame candidate discussed motivation, his philanthropy, and took audience questions on topics ranging from basketball and golf to the most influential person in his life. Barkley, whose speech was sponsored by Voila IP, garnered a number […]

ATLANTIC-ACM Honors Wholesale Carrier Performance

Five global wholesalers were acknowledged for their performance in a ceremony yesterday marking ATLANTIC-ACMs 2004 Global Wholesale Carrier Excellence Awards. The awards, which were presented by ATLANTIC-ACM CEO Dr. Judy Reed Smith in advance of a panel on global wholesale opportunities, were based on results from the 2004 edition of ATLANTIC-ACMs Global Wholesale Carrier Report […]

NOT NECESSARILY NEWS

Posted: 09/2002 Overheard… … in July 30 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation … "[T]o address the capital shortage facing the telecommunications industry, telecom firms must work diligently to clean up their balance sheets to restore some financial stability and reality to this industry." —Michael K. Powell, Chairman, FCC , […]

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